Top three reads in this week’s Harvey-Waroona Reporter

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Picture: Michael Wilson
Camera IconPicture: Michael Wilson Credit: Michael Wilson/The West Australian

In this week’s Harvey-Waroona Reporter, 25-year-old Harvey Bulls star Kaine Ah Chee has wrestled with his wellbeing for as long as he can remember and now continues to help break down the stigma surrounding mental illness, Harvey Shire councillors have asked for changes to two major precinct developments that would see $21 million pumped into the area’s two most populated towns and young gun Lauren Smith is making her mark on WA’s agricultural industry as the newest technical systems coordinator at the State’s biggest beef processing plant.

Breaking down the walls -

Harvey Bulls recruit Kaine Ah-Chee.
Camera IconHarvey Bulls recruit Kaine Ah-Chee. Credit: Harvey-Waroona Reporter

Kaine Ah Chee knows what it’s like to deal with mental demons.

He spoke exclusively to the Harvey-Waroona Reporter in the lead-up to next week’s Mental Health Week and said he revels in the opportunity to open up about his journey.

Full story:Kaine has felt the pain

$21m plan change -

Harvey community precinct draft Master Plan
Camera IconHarvey community precinct draft Master Plan

Elected members recently voted to further examine the location for the massive project, which would include a library, administration centre, art and cultural gallery, and Indigenous elders’ meeting area.

Nearly 300 residents provided feedback on the proposal, with the preferred option repurposing the council administration building rather than using the Leschenault Recreation Park or creating a “town centre” in Treendale.

Full story:Town precinct plans to be redrawn

What’s Lauren’s Beef? -

Harvey Beef technical systems coordinator Lauren Smith.
Camera IconHarvey Beef technical systems coordinator Lauren Smith. Credit: Picture: Shannon Verhagen

Whether it’s a barbecue with mates or a roast dinner with the family, if a Harvey Beef item is on the menu, Lauren Smith has cast her watchful eye over it to ensure it is a meal to remember.

The young gun from Tassie is making her mark on WA’s agricultural industry as the newest technical systems coordinator at the State’s biggest beef processing plant.

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